Spiritual Malnutrition

Most Relevant Verses

1 Corinthians 3:1-3

Brothers, I was not able to speak to you as spiritual people but as people of the flesh, as babies in Christ. I fed you milk, not solid food, because you were not yet able to receive it. In fact, you are still not able, because you are still fleshly. For since there is envy and strife among you, are you not fleshly and living like ordinary people?

Matthew 21:13

And He said to them, "It is written, My house will be called a house of prayer. But you are making it a den of thieves !"

Hebrews 5:13

Now everyone who lives on milk is inexperienced with the message about righteousness, because he is an infant.

Hosea 4:7

The more they multiplied, the more they sinned against Me. I will change their honor into disgrace.

Romans 8:5-7

For those whose lives are according to the flesh think about the things of the flesh, but those whose lives are according to the Spirit, about the things of the Spirit. For the mind-set of the flesh is death, but the mind-set of the Spirit is life and peace. For the mind-set of the flesh is hostile to God because it does not submit itself to God's law, for it is unable to do so.

Psalm 17:14

With Your hand, Lord, [save me] from men, from men of the world, whose portion is in this life: You fill their bellies with what You have in store, their sons are satisfied, and they leave their surplus to their children.

Psalm 52:1

Why brag about evil, you hero! God's faithful love is constant.

Micah 3:5

This is what the Lord says concerning the prophets who lead my people astray, who proclaim peace when they have [food] to sink their teeth into but declare war against the one who puts nothing in their mouths.

Micah 3:11

Her leaders issue rulings for a bribe, her priests teach for payment, and her prophets practice divination for money. Yet they lean on the Lord, saying, "Isn't the Lord among us? No calamity will overtake us."

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